Quick reference information for digesting Echos
Tag: medical apps for ipad
Our roundup of potential uses of Google Glass in healthcare being explored by innovators and researchers today.
Here we take a look at EchoSource – an app that aims to teach the basic principles of and technique for echocardiography.
Self-tracking devices will increasingly be linked to EHRs, thereby presenting clinicians with an interesting opportunity as well as challenges.
Here we look at the apps released around these major guidelines, searching for insights on how apps are being used to implement practice recommendations.
Echo Lab is an outstanding resource for anyone who interprets echocardiograms. It is additionally an excellent example of a well-designed clinical decision support tool for anyone interested in designing resources for other niche areas of medicine.
Echocardiography Atlas is an outstanding echo reference app for cardiologists, emergency medicine clinicians, intensive care physicians, and others who use or are learning echocardiography.
We share lessons from innovators about how to build an app to drive behavior change.
We review the CliniCalc medical calculator and compare it to the similar MedCalc app to determine which is a better buy.
Epocrates, Medscape, and other popular free medical apps share the personally identifiable information of healthcare professionals with pharmaceutical advertisers. Here we explore the implications of that practice.
According to the US Census Bureau, in 2010 there were approximately 40 million Americans over the age of 65. Around 62% of these Americans also have two or more chronic medical conditions. Managing health becomes an increasingly difficult task as we age, complicated often by varying degrees of dementia, decreased mobility, isolation, and other challenges. […]
Over a year ago, we covered the FDA approval of Mobisante’s MobiUS ultrasound, which paired an ultrasound probe with a Windows Toshiba smartphone (which we hope to see moving to Android soon!). A recent patent filing by Sonosite, an ultrasound device maker worth over $750bn, suggests they are moving towards using tablets like the iPad with future ultrasound probes.